DMSK File Extension

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DivX Temporary Video Data Format
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What is DMSK file?

Full format name of files that use DMSK extension is DivX Temporary Video Data Format. DivX Temporary Video Data Format specification was created by DivX. DMSK file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with DMSK extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1258 various file formats. The most popular program for handling DMSK files is DivX, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Software named DivX was created by DivX, LLC. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DMSK files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DMSK file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with DMSK files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. DMSK files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support DMSK file

Windows Windows

How to open file with DMSK extension?

Being unable to open files with DMSK extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to DivX Temporary Video Data Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the DivX

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DMSK files is that no program that can handle DMSK files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download DivX and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit DivX website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update DivX to the latest version

If you already have DivX installed on your systems and DMSK files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of DivX installed, it may not support DMSK format. The most recent version of DivX is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign DivX to DMSK files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DMSK files with latest version of DivX you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DMSK file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where DivX is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DMSK files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DMSK file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DMSK extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the DMSK is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DMSK file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The DMSK may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the DMSK is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. DMSK file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the DMSK file’s structure is intact

If the DMSK file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with DMSK extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DivX Temporary Video Data Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle DivX

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DMSK extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with DivX Temporary Video Data Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DMSK files.

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